FISH-NL demands Ottawa explain itself in light of massive cuts to caplin quotas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 29th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is demanding Ottawa explain itself in light of huge cuts to caplin quotas in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and off eastern and southern Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Canadian Confederation of Unions contributes $10,000 to FISH-NL’s legal fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 29th, 2018

https://www.gofundme.com/boots-on-the-deckThe Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) has been pledged a $10,000 contribution from the Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU), the only association of independent, democratic unions in the country.

 

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FISH-NL calls on Ottawa to release 2018 caplin management plan for the Gulf; roll over last year’s quota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is calling on the Government of Canada to release the 2018 caplin management plan for the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and recommends a roll over of last year’s quota.

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FISH-NL says inshore harvesters and aboriginals should have to abide by same fishing regulations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) says two sets of commercial fishing rules for aboriginal versus non-aboriginal harvesters are creating an unfair playing field on the northwest Atlantic.

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La Scie fisherman Terry Ryan donates $10,000 to FISH-NL’s Go Fund Me campaign; challenges other harvesters to step up to the plate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Well-known fisherman Terry Ryan of La Scie is contributing $10,000 to FISH-NL’s Go Fund Me Campaign to raise enough money to force a vote for inshore harvesters to decide their union fate.

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FISH-NL calls for resignation of federal minister of Fisheries and Oceans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is calling for Dominic LeBlanc’s resignation in light of his failure to address the current fisheries crisis. 

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ATTENTION INSHORE HARVESTERS

The Labour Relations Board has scheduled a teleconference for this coming Monday to set a date for a hearing that could win inshore harvesters the right to a vote on their union of choice.

As it stands, FISH-NL will NOT be represented by a lawyer.

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Latest joke in labour circus; FFAW’s top executives acclaimed after thousands blocked from union election: FISH-NL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) calls the finalized slate of candidates for the FFAW-Unifor executive the latest joke in an ongoing labour circus.

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One step closer to a vote: Labour Relations Board  orders hearing into FISH-NL’s application for certification 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 25th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) welcomes a decision by the province’s Labour Relations Board to order a hearing into its application for certification.

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FISH-NL announces Go Fund Me campaign; all hands on deck again

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 17th, 2018

https://www.gofundme.com/boots-on-the-deck

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) has launched a second Go Fund Me Campaign to raise $75,000 to fund the conclusion of the breakaway union’s drive for certification.

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